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Archives 04-16-2008

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Villa Lucille (Phillips) Gifford
Funeral services for Mrs. Villa Lucille (Phillips) Gifford, 82, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Masters officiating. Burial was in Allen’s Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Gifford died Thursday, April 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith, attended New Hope Community Church, and was a member of the Eastern Star.

Born June 12, 1925, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Bertha (Pennington) Phillips.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Roy Wells Gifford; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Phillips; and a nephew, Mackey Phillips.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Gifford of Hilham; a brother, Eldon Phillips of Hilham; a nephew and 4 nieces; and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Roger Phillips, Philip Davis, Randall Riddle, Herman Moody, Benny Buck, and Bruce Gaw.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Lola D. (Goodpasture) Gillentine
Graveside services for Mrs. Lola D. (Goodpasture) Gillentine, 88, of Glasgow, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Flat Creek Cemetery near Livingston.

Mrs. Gillentine died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Barren County Health Care Center. She was a homemaker and a member of East Main Street Church of Christ in Glasgow.

She was the daughter of the late John and Dora (Allred) Goodpasture. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Gillentine; 2 sons, Kenneth Gillentine and Carl Gillentine; and 2 granddaughters, Stacie Gillentine and Kathy Gillentine.

Survivors include 4 sons and daughters-in-law, John and wife Janice Gillentine of Louisville, KY, James and wife LeAnn Gillentine, Charles and wife Kathy Gillentine and Robert and wife Brenda Gillentine, all of Glasgow.

Special care provided by Hatcher Saddler Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Elizabeth Ann Moredock
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Moredock, 75, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Kirk Talley officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Moredock died Tuesday, April 8 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Born October 21, 1932, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Balie and Mona (Swift) Ogletree.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and husband Dale Klein of Livingston; a granddaughter, Jacki Bournes and her husband Todd; a great-grandson, Brant Hall; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers were Justin Rogers, Carl Rogers, Jack Watkins, Cliff Klein, Chad Bournes, and Brad Bournes.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston. (C)

 

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George D. Nave Jr.
A memorial service for Mr. George D. Nave Jr., 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2008, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Buck and Bro. Phillip Buck officiating.

Mr. Nave died Friday, April 11 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born November 2, 1940, in Big Stone Gap, VA, he was the son of the late George D. Nave Sr. and Jessie (Harris) Nave.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Nave; a son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Christy Nave; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, LuAnn and husband Phillip Buck, Vickie and husband Tony DeBord, and Robin Harvey and her fiance’ Rubin Montero; 13 grandchildren, Heather Lancaster, Holly Harvey, William DeBord, Brandi DeBord, Seth Buck, Jonah Buck, Nathan Buck, Josh Buck, Tristan Nave, Leigha Nave, Gracie Nave, Neisha Farris, and Becca Farris; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston. (C)

 

 

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Stanley Nelson
Funeral services for Mr. Stanley Nelson, 84, of Rickman, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday April 14, 2008, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.

Mr. Nelson died Friday, April 11 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a factory worker at Berkline and a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II.

Born July 15, 1923, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Joe and Lizzie (Hammons) Nelson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Evelyn (Stewart) Nelson; and 3 grandchildren.

Survivors include 4 sons, Billy Joe Nelson of Indiana, Jimmy Nelson of Celina, Ricky Nelson of Algood, and Danny Nelson of Rickman; 9 daughters, Judy Clark, Eva Chambers, and Brenda Clark, all of Rickman, Pat Hooks of Hardys Chapel Community, Jackie Overholt of Ecuador, Donna Cox of Indiana, Helen Walker of Livingston, Elaine Allen of Hilham, and Melissa Bright of Dodson’s Branch Community; a sister, Dean Halsell of Livingston; 31 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Eugene Hooks, Donnie Clark, Brandon Nelson, Keith Allen, Steven Walker, Matthew Smallwood, and David Clark.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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William Burton “Co-Op” Stephens
Funeral services for Mr. William Burton “Co-op” Stephens, 73, of Jamestown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, from the chapel of Mundy Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Whited officiating. Burial was in Eligeah Stephens Cemetery.

Mr. Stephens died Saturday, April 5 at his home. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion.

He was born May 21, 1934.

Survivors include his wife, Gaye Stephens of Jamestown; a son, Kedith Stephens of Jamestown; a daughter, Susan Sidwell of Livingston; a brother, Asburn Stephens of Banner Springs community; 2 sisters, Zeeta Stephens of Jamestown and Claudine Gilreath of Cookeville; 4 grandchildren, Lance Stephens, Michael Davis, Keith Davis and Will Sidwell; and a special friend, Donald “Duck” Winningham.

Pallbearers were Kedith Stephens, Lance Stephens, Michael Davis, Kenny Poore, Baxter French, Brian French, Josh Sidwell, Donald “Duck” Winningham, and Charlie Franklin.

Special care provided by Mundy Funeral Home. (C)




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Loyd White

Funeral services for Mr. Loyd White, 85, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Stoner officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. White died Thursday, April 10 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. He was a road construction foreman and also worked for Cumberland Manufacturing Company. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II, a member of the American Legion, and was of the Baptist faith.

Born November 26, 1922, in Overton County, he was the son of the late George and Della (Wright) White.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dean (Coleman) White; and 2 brothers, Buck White and Larry White.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and husband Jack McCormick of Livingston; 2 sisters, Norma Jean Johnson of Livingston and Polly Dishman of Monroe; a granddaughter, Jenna McCormick of Livingston; and a special niece, Diane Robbins of Livingston.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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